Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 21- Thursday, March 27, 2014.
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An approach to meditation called “mindfulness,” which teaches self-awareness, can be effective in preventing relapses of drug and alcohol abuse, a new study suggests.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 14- Thursday, March 20, 2014.
A number of state legislatures are considering bills banning synthetic drugs, requiring education for doctors who prescribe opioids, and expanding the use of the drug overdose antidote naloxone this session, explains Sherry Green, CEO of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, March 7- Thursday, March 13, 2014.
Substance abuse treatment providers say patients are having problems getting their care covered, even though such treatment is now considered an essential health benefit under the Affordable Care Act.
A new survey of affluent women treated for alcohol and drug addiction finds prescription medication and heroin are their leading drugs of choice.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 28- Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Top headlines of the week from Friday, February 21- Thursday, February 27, 2014.
A new study found that about one-third of Medicare patients who get prescriptions for painkillers receive them from multiple doctors, which raises their risk for hospitalization, HealthDay reports.